Cairo airport has postponed the departure to new York for security reasons, this is due to the hijacking of EgyptAir A320, which was on Tuesday morning carried out flight from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked to Cyprus. About it reports Reuters referring to two sources in the security sphere.
The Agency reminds that earlier state-media reported about the demands of the hijacker. He demands release from Egyptian prisons of women. Reuters attributes this to the struggle of the Egyptian government against Islamic militants in the Sinai Peninsula.